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Gretchen Mork


Former columnist for Practical Homeschooling Magazine.

Gretchen Mork, author of smooth start phonics, has been teaching reading for forty years, mainly as a volunteer working with the most needy children. She has two grown children and a 14-year-old daughter who has been homeschooled for four years. Gretchen lives with her husband, Fred, in a rural area east of San Francisco. You can find out more by writing to her at 1040 Garcia Ranch Road, Martinez, CA 94553.


Homeschooling Articles by Gretchen Mork

Homeschooling: A Boon for Crack Babies? A true story about how homeschooling approaches are helping three children in Northern California.

Time4Learning Master Books University of Nebraska High School

Popular Articles

Top Jobs for the College Graduate

Phonics the Montessori Way

I Was an Accelerated Child

University Model Schools

Myth of the Teenager

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Laptop Homeschool

AP Courses At Home

The Charlote Mason Approach to Poetry

The Gift of a Mentor

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Shakespeare Camp

Getting Started in Homeschooling: The First Ten Steps

Narration Beats Tests

Why the Internet will Never Replace Books

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The Benefits of Debate

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The History of Public Education

Columbus and the Flat Earth...

Advanced Math: Trig, PreCalc, and more!

Combining Work and Homeschool

Art Appreciation the Charlotte Mason Way

A Reason for Reading

Getting Organized Part 3

Can Homeschoolers Participate In Public School Programs?

Whole-Language Boondoggle

Discover Your Child's Learning Style

Critical Thinking and Logic

Montessori Language Arts at Home, Part 1

Don't Give Up on Your Late Bloomers

What We Can Learn from the Homeschooled 2002 National Geography Bee Winners

Joyce Swann's Homeschool Tips

Getting Organized Part 1 - Tips & Tricks

Interview with John Taylor Gatto

Classical Education

Teaching Blends

The Charlotte Mason Method

How to Win the Geography Bee

The Benefits of Cursive Writing

Bears in the House